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France to shrink deficit by 2017

The French government says it will reduce its budget deficit to below the EU threshold of 3% of GDP by 2017, two years later than promised.

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Hong Kong protesters: Demonstrators defiant on National Day

'National day - but not a Chinese flag in sight'

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have taken their protests to new parts of the city as the territory marks China's National Day. BBC China editor Carrie Grace reports.

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The insect that loves having sex

The insect that loves having sex

Obscure world records: The most promiscuous female insect

Capital

How to make people listen to you

How to make people listen to you

You have something important to say. Nine do’s and six don’ts of being heard

Autos

Audi buys the California dream

Audi buys the California dream

State awards self-drive permit to carmaker - at a price

Culture

Is Gone Girl any good?

Is Gone Girl any good?

Not if you ask our critic…

Future

Why do we doodle?

Why do we doodle?

Surprising origins of our drawing instinct

Travel

Rare photos of wild Australia

Rare photos of wild Australia

Remarkable landscapes that few have seen

BBC America

lifestyles of the rich

Golf

Why so many rich people play golf

When it comes to leisure time, the ultra-wealthy play sports like the rest of us - but certain games seem to have a special appeal for those with deep pockets.

amazing moments

Raven

Amazing raven intelligence

These birds are some of the cleverest animals to exist in the wild. Watch this incredible and complicated test of their intelligence.

Knowledge Economy

Neymar Jr

'Teachers are more important than footballers'

Education is a big issue in Brazil - there is a teacher shortage and few spaces in good universities. Some Brazilians say they need leaders in classrooms, not on football fields.

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